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How Much Does a Generation Technician Earn In The United States?

Average Yearly Salary
Updated December 31, 2020
$37,000
$26,000
$37,000
$52,000
Generation technicians in the United States make an average salary of $37,373 per year or $17.97 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $26,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $52,000. As most things go, location can be critical. California, Alaska, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts provide the highest generation technician salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Tacoma, WA
$42,153
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Where Generation Technicians Earn The Most

The darker areas on the map show where generation technicians earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

How Much Do Generation Technicians Earn In Different Cities?

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to California, Alaska and Connecticut, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for generation technicians. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Nebraska, Idaho, and Kentucky.
City
Average Salary

Livermore, CA

Salary Range40k - 69k$53k$53,286

New Windsor, NY

Salary Range35k - 55k$45k$44,721

Tacoma, WA

Salary Range33k - 53k$42k$42,153

Odessa, TX

Salary Range32k - 52k$41k$40,945

Denver, CO

Salary Range29k - 49k$38k$38,283

Phoenix, AZ

Salary Range29k - 48k$38k$38,009

Fort Wayne, IN

Salary Range29k - 47k$37k$37,357

Springfield, VA

Salary Range28k - 45k$36k$36,231

Rome, GA

Salary Range28k - 45k$36k$36,212

Jackson, MI

Salary Range28k - 44k$35k$35,363
$23k
$69k

High Paying Generation Technician Jobs

Which Companies Pay Generation Technicians The Most?

If you want to get paid the most as a generation technician, being employed by a company such as NetApp or Illinois Tool Works would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Anheuser-Busch and Advanced Drainage Systems also report highly competitive salaries for generation technicians.
Company
Average Salary
NetApp
Salary Range42k - 51k$47k$46,654
ITW
Salary Range41k - 49k$45k$45,448
Anheuser-Busch
Salary Range34k - 45k$39k$39,260
Advanced Drainage Systems
Salary Range37k - 39k$39k$38,569
Adecco
Salary Range31k - 42k$37k$36,912
Aerotek
Salary Range31k - 42k$37k$36,795
Fiba Technologies
Salary Range35k - 37k$36k$36,248
KBR
Salary Range32k - 39k$35k$35,490
Columbia University
Salary Range32k - 37k$35k$34,862
Tecogen
Salary Range32k - 37k$35k$34,656
$26k
$51k

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    How Much Do Generation Technicians Make In Different Industries?

    The salary for a generation technician can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for generation technicians tend to be found in manufacturing, hospitality, and energy companies. In fact, generation technicians can make a yearly salary of $38,694 while working for manufacturing companies.
    Industry
    Average Salary

    Manufacturing

    Salary Range33k - 44k$39k$38,694

    Hospitality

    Salary Range30k - 39k$35k$34,558

    Energy

    Salary Range29k - 38k$34k$33,872

    Pharmaceutical

    Salary Range30k - 36k$33k$33,438

    Government

    Salary Range27k - 36k$32k$31,586

    Retail

    Salary Range27k - 35k$31k$31,159

    Professional

    Salary Range26k - 35k$31k$30,679
    $26k
    $44k

    How Experience Affects Generation Technician Salaries

    The salary for a generation technician can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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    10/23/2020
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    $45,204
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    $100,000
    $100,000
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